Key Stage One /Two Teacher, Essex

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Jerounds Primary SchoolEssex

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Start date: Sept 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: GBP £25,543 - £37,152 per year (Mainscale)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Jerounds Primary Academy are looking for two class teachers to join our successful team in September 2020. Jerounds Primary Academy are seeking to appoint enthusiastic and motivated teachers to join our school on a permanent basis. Applicants must have a thorough understanding of the primary curriculum and experience in either KS1 or KS2. NQT’s are welcome to apply.

Teachers at Jerounds Primary Academy have the added benefit of being supported by lead practitioners in Maths and English, who support with planning and as well as booster sessions. They also have specialist teaching in Art, Music and PE to cover release time as well as shared planning, meaning reduced workloads of staff and minimum subject planning for teachers. 

Additional benefits at working at Jerounds Primary Academy:

· Additional 13 days school holidays

· Weekly collaborative PPA time with your year group cluster 

· Lead practitioner support in English and Maths for planning and teaching

· Individual career programme for all staff

· Fast tracked leadership training scheme

· Children who have a love of learning and a highly motivated staff team

· A caring and happy learning environment 

· High expectations and excellent behaviour

· Personalised staff well-being programme

· NET Academies Trust introduced a reduced-marking policy, which cut workload by 67 percent

Jerounds Primary Academy also offers pupils a leadership programme, have a love for outdoor learning and are currently working towards the Artsmark award. The school has a dedicated team that works hard to reach high standards in everything they do and this is further embedded through our successful relationships with parents, the local community and the other local schools within NET.

NET Academies Trust offer a unique chance to be part of a friendly and supportive team. Being part of a growing primary cluster, teachers work in teams to share the responsibility for planning. We have a number of specialist teachers who work across our cluster who offer teachers expert knowledge in Maths, English, PE, Drama, Art and Music. At NET Academies Harlow we believe in the future development of our teachers, our staff development programme has meant teachers are successful in progressing the next stage of their career. 

What Ofsted says about Jerounds Primary Academy:

"Strong and purposeful leadership is galvanising staff, raising expectations and transforming the culture of the school. Other senior leaders share your ambitious vision for the school."

"Leaders in school provide an increasingly effective range of support for disadvantaged pupils and for those who have special educational needs and/or disabilities."

"Pupils behave well. They are very polite, courteous and supportive of one another. They want to learn and succeed. They work hard."

What Ofsted says about NET Academies Trust:

“The executive headteacher has made an enormous contribution to the improvements in this school in the two and a half years that she has been in post. She uses the ‘fire in her belly’ and her very high aspirations to continually and doggedly pursue excellence in every  aspect of school life. The executive headteacher has a very clear vision for the future development of the school, based on a thorough understanding of what works in education and how children learn.” 

“Leaders of the MAT and the headteacher have a vision for the school, which staff share.  There is a clear culture of hard work and excellent behaviour throughout the school.”

“The school’s work to promote pupils’ personal development and welfare is outstanding.”

“Pupils’ behaviour and conduct in lessons and around the school is excellent.”

“The trust invests well in the development of leaders, teachers and teaching assistants.”

“Leaders and governors take great pride in showing the successes that staff have had in taking on wider roles within the school or trust. Staff say they are very appreciative of the opportunities that leaders offer them.”

What parents says about our Jerounds Primary Academy:

My child's confidence has grown significantly and she is always smiling."

"My daughter has settled in so well at school and is thriving in her learning environment."

"I can't fault the school or teachers at all."

"My son has made fantastic progress and receives all the support he needs."

What our teachers says about our Jerounds Primary Academy:

"It makes me proud to be part of an enthusiastic & friendly school community, both children and adults strive towards a common goal to make Jerounds the best it can be."

"I am so proud to be part of the Jerounds team and I feel great pride from helping every pupil achieve their daily goals."

"I wake up knowing my day is going to be full of challenges and rewards. This is the life of a LSA at Jerounds - exceptional children & staff who fulfill my working day."

“I feel like it is an incredibly supportive working atmosphere where people want the best for one another and go out of their way to do their best for both staff and pupils. It is pupil driven which is why I particularly agree with the academy’s attitude towards priorities.”

“The academy allows me to be part of something larger that makes a difference.”

“Staff and pupils feel that we are all part of one family that help and support each other.”

“I very much enjoy working for the academy, because I feel supported, valued and work with a great group of people.”

Potential applicants are both welcome and encouraged to visit the academy. Please contact the school office by telephone on 01279 423 485.

Your completed application form should be submitted electronically to or by post to Latton Green Primary Academy, Riddings Lane, Harlow, Essex, CM18 7HT.

In compliance with Safer Recruitment guidelines, CVs cannot be accepted. We are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and the successful candidate will be expected to undertake the appropriate checks including an enhanced DBS check.

More about Jerounds Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 5 - 11 years
Address: Pyenest Road, Harlow, Essex, CM19 4PH, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1279 423485
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